Mrs. Geraldine K. Rutherford of Summerville, GA passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011 in Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born September 26, 1922 in LaFayette, GA, was a housewife, and a member of the Summerville First Baptist Church.
Mrs. Rutherford was preceded in death by her husband, Millard S. Rutherford; father and mother, Hushell and Beulah Waters Kellett; 5 brothers and 3 sisters.
Survivors are daughter and son-in-law, Patricia and James Evans of Summerville, GA; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 4:00 pm from the chapel of the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Summey officiating. Interment will follow in the Summerville Cemetery.
Mrs. Rutherford will lie-in-state Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 3 to 4 pm.
Pallbearers will be Mike Lanier, Sidney Lanier, Tony Jones, Harmon Petitt, Billy Petitt, and Gerald Dempsey.
The family request No Food and in lieu-of-flowers donations may be made to the Gideons International or the charity of your choice.